Venezuela Holds 5,000 Russian Surface-to-air Missiles 1 234 567

Venezuela Holds 5,000 Russian Surface-to-air Missiles

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Venezuela has a stockpile of 5,000 Russian-made MANPADS surface-to-air weapons, according to military documents reviewed by Reuters, the largest known cache of the weapons in Latin America and a source of concern for U.S. officials amid the country's mounting turmoil.

Venezuela's socialist government, in power since 1999 after former President Hugo Chavez won elections, has long used the threat of an "imperialist" invasion by the United States to justify an arms buildup,...

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